Monday, June 11, 2012
Digging through the remains of their Twin Lakes of Brandon home, Linda and Craig Baldwin say it is their faith that sustains them.
Digging through the remains of their Twin Lakes of Brandon home, Linda and Craig Baldwin say it is their faith that will get them through the days and weeks ahead as they sort through the rubble and make plans for the future. "What gets us through this is our faith, our faith in God," Linda Baldwin said. "This is just a small picture of the big picture. It may not look good right now but we have to have faith in God." Firefighters responded to the Baldwin home, at 3016 Partridge Point Trail, on June 7 at about 10:05 a.m. to battle what became a two-alarm file. The second alarm was issued because of the fire's speed and because a part of the roof collapsed, according to the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue report. Digging through the remains…
These pictures, taken after the June 7 residential house fire in the Twin Lakes of Brandon community, show the ordeal of cleanup left behind for homeowners Craig and Linda Baldwin.
Linda and Craig Baldwin say it is their faith that sustains them as they deal with the aftermath of a fire that destroyed their family home. The June 7 fire at the Twin Lakes of Brandon community escalated into a two-alarm fire, according to fire officials. To read more about the Baldwin's reaction to the house fire, and how they are getting through it, read, Living Through a House Fire, Faith Sustains the Baldwins. ______________ ADDITIONAL COVERAGE:
Friday, June 8, 2012
Hillsborough County Fire Rescue reports that a "Code Red" was issued during the battle to contain the June 7 fire that engulfed a home in the Twin Lakes of Brandon subdivision in Valrico.
Firefighters responded to 3016 Partridge Point Trail on June 7 at about 10:05 a.m. to battle what became a two-alarm fire at the Twin Lakes of Brandon subdivision home of Craig and Linda Baldwin, according to a Hillsborough County Fire Rescue report. Members of the first unit on the scene reported heavy smoke and flames billowing from the roof of the single-story home. Let Patch save you time. Local stories like this delivered to your inbox or smartphone every day with our free newsletter. Simple, fast sign-up here. "The crews made an aggressive attack on the fire while conducting a primary search for any residents," reads the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue report. It notes that the fire spread rapidly "into the attic space ahead of the…